The move gives Republicans a prominent candidate who is well-positioned to run a competitive campaign for the GOP in a state that hasn't had a Republican U.S. senator in 37 years.
The now-former head of the state's Republican Party accused Lake of leaking a recording in which he offers compensation if she will take "a pause for a couple of years" from running for public office.
West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin will not seek reelection to the Senate in 2024, Democrats have a narrow majority and face and uphill battle to retain his seat.
Leaders in the House and the Senate paused from the race to avert a government shutdown to remember Feinstein, the California Democrat who was longest-serving woman to ever sit in the U.S. Senate.
The indictment accuses Menendez of accepting "hundreds of thousands of dollars of bribes in exchange for using" his power and influence to enrich him, his co-defendants and the government of Egypt.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's decision not to enforce an unofficial dress code has elicited strong reactions and dominated talk on Capitol Hill, even as a potential government shutdown looms.
Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in 2024. "While I'm not running for reelection, I'm not retiring from the fight," he said.
The Minnesota Republican served three terms and championed health care reform and protecting rights for disabled people, including the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.
Winfrey brought on Oz as a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show for more than five seasons in the early 2000s, giving him his big breakthrough.
The two major-party candidates seeking to succeed retiring North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr are meeting for what is likely their only televised debate.